Physics Practice Problems Converting Between Linear & Rotational Practice Problems Solution: A car moves forward at a speed of 15 m/s. In order...

Solution: A car moves forward at a speed of 15 m/s. In order for the car to maintain traction, the wheels have to rotate without slipping. What, then, is the linear speed at the bottom of the wheel, where it meets the ground? What is the linear speed at the top of the wheel?

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A car moves forward at a speed of 15 m/s. In order for the car to maintain traction, the wheels have to rotate without slipping. What, then, is the linear speed at the bottom of the wheel, where it meets the ground? What is the linear speed at the top of the wheel?